Part 1 of 3
This portion of the interview is about the events leading up to Gordon Kahl's shoot out with federal agents. Mr. Graf talks about his association with Mr. Kahl and the views of Mr. Kahl and others at that time.
Gordon Kahl was a veteran and a farmer - he was also an activist.
He was eventually sought after by the federal government of the United States allegedly for not paying taxes, but it was actually for a minor parole violation. The story of Gordon Kahl has been told by different people in different ways, but this story is told by a man who had intimate knowledge of the incidents leading up to, and after the murder of Gordon Kahl by federal agents.
His name is Darrell Graf - he was the chief of police of Medina North Dakota at the time. He knew Gordon and the people of the area. He knew their complaints and their views.Mr.Graf also suffered terribly for his involvement in the incident.
Therefore, it is actually the story of Gordon Kahl and Darrell Graf.